|Album In A Day volume 7 - 28 September 2013 - various artists|
An album of songs by musicians around the world, all completely written and recorded in one day! On Saturday 28th September 2013, musicians from around the world each wrote and recorded a complete new song, from scratch in one day. The next day, these songs were be collected and put together as this album. The day after that, the album was released as a free download under a Creative Commons licence! There is a whole range of music - ambient, glitchy electronica, indie and everything in between...
Keywords: bfw; album in a day; ambient; electronic; electronica; IDM; indie; shoegaze; experimental; music; drone; soundscape; Ade Hodges; Mystified; Kevin Lyons; Getzel; Perceptual Defence; Disturbed Earth; Rogue Spore; TOTAL E.T; Meteer; Red Clouds; Cousin Silas; Scott Lawlor; DJLContent; Eko_Fisk; Killer Haven; Poodleplay Arkestra; Jeff Duke; Bing Satellites; Piotro; Joshua Ryan; about.theWindow; Antimon; Telegraph 909; Grove Of Whispers; MusicMan11712; Tomorrow's Man; piper_ben; Burning Artist; The Owl Effect; David Gerard; Ayn Morgan and Dan Minoza; dmyra; Jack Hertz; Fragile X; Stephen Briggs; Daniel Land; Lee Rosevere
Downloads: 1,601 (1 review)
|Album In A Day volume 4 - 7 April 2012 - various artists|
On Saturday, 7th April 2012, musicians around the world each wrote and recorded a complete new song, from scratch in one day - all on the same day! The next day, these songs were collected and put together as this album. The day after that, the album was released as a free download! After the success of Album In A Day volumes 1-3, we had to do this all over again. The enthusiastic response from listeners and everyone involved is fantastic...
Keywords: bfw; album in a day; compilation; ambient; glitch; electronic; indie; experimental; new age; hospital; piotro; the lovely moon; cousin silas; the death bazooka; rogue spore; dmyra; atlantic drop; sinerider; poodleplay arkestra; magicvan; piper_ben; riverrun; bing satellites; dan minoza; eko_fisk
Downloads: 128,371 (1 review)
|Pillars Of Creation - Amygdala|
To celebrate our 4th birthday, we bring you our 200th release - the fantastic new album from Amygdala. Pillars Of Creation is Amygdala's 6th release on BFW recordings and follows on from the previous five albums - a nice mix of ambient electronica with hints of psy trance and ambient dub. Give your ears a treat and download it right now! Amygdala is the stage name of László Néder from Hungary. He has been playing the guitar for 20 years and is a member of a rockband, but he started to making ...
Keywords: amygdala; projects; bfw; ambient; electronica; psy; trance; IDM; ambient dub
|What's Without's Within - Ketsa|
Ketsa returns to BFW with yet another outstanding album. Nearly an hour of beautiful and intricately delicate songs filled with samples, beats and live instruments and percussion. Seriously, you have to listen!
Keywords: ketsa, bfw, recordings, ambient, experimental, IDM
|The Sunshine Factory - Vintage Revolution [BFW045] - BFW recordings|
The second release on BFW recordings from The Sunshine Factory is a fantastic shoegaze pop album. There are big beats, lush vocals and full on wall of sound guitars.
Keywords: sunshine, factory, vintage, revolution, bfw, recordings, shoegaze, dreampop
|Revolving In You - |sistra| / |систра||
The new EP by fantastic Russian indie band |sistra|, or more correctly, |систра|, their fifth on BFW. The EP consists of the original version plus five varied remixes of the song 'Revolving In You'. Remixes from Gosprom, iluvya, ifwe, There is a Light (Антон Смирнов) and Mineguide и S.Z. |sistra| / |систра| is a indie-electronic rock band from Kabarovsk, Russian Federation Spreading their music via the internet they gained some recognition among Russian independent music...
Keywords: |sistra|; |систра|; sistra; систра; revolving in you; russia; bfw; indie; electronica; remix; Gosprom; iluvya; ifwe; panno rework; There is a Light; Антон Смирнов; Mineguide и S.Z
|I Heard Something In The Distance volume 3 - a BFW recordings sampler [BFW046] - BFW recordings|
The third BFW compilation featuring music from current and future releases from BFW recordings. Showcasing a wide and varied selection of music - indie, ambient, shoegaze, experimental and much more - from across the world.
Keywords: bfw; recordings; ambient; shoegaze; electronica; experimental; compilation; glitch; indie
|I Heard Something In The Distance volume 5 - a BFW recordings sampler - BFW recordings|
The fifth compilation from BFW recordings, featuring music from current and future BFW releases, from August to October 2010. This album spans a wide range of music - ambient, IDM, drone, post rock and shoegaze - but has a much more experimental vibe than previous compilations. It is a fantastic collection of new music and a damn good listen. Click the song titles for download links more info on their original releases...
Keywords: bfw; ambient; shoegaze; indie; post rock; glitch; drone; experimental; chill
|Echo [BFW101] - Maybe Starry Skies and False Awakening|
"echo" is a split album between Maybe Starry Skies and False Awakening, who share the same love for instrumental acoustic music, as well as ambient post-rock and emotional atmospheres. Cover photography by Julien Roumagnac © (roumagnac.net)
Keywords: ambient; experimental; chill; post-rock; bfw
Downloads: 1,261 (1 review)
|Ambivert [BFW105] - SineRider|
The fifth release on BFW from SineRider. As those of you who have been lucky enough to hear SineRider's music before, a new release is always welcome. In the past, he has delivered some sublime music somewhwere on the spectrum between ambient and post rock. 'Ambivert', as the name suggests, is firmly rooted in the ambient side of things. Half an hour of chilled loveliness. SineRider on the web: sinerider.newgrounds.com sinerider.bandcamp.com
Keywords: ambient; electronic; soundscape; chill; shoegaze; bfw; sinerider
|The Silent Committee - Regret [BFW004] - BFW Recordings|
Wonderfully dark single following on from the album 'The Missing' and EP 'Rolig' with cover art by Jenny Eve Van Den Arend.
Keywords: experimental; ambient; dark; rebelradio.fm; bfw; silent; committee
|Trust Yourself - Paper-clip Mammal|
Paper-clip Mammal is a collaboration between Anthing and Chris Fordham. Chris supplies the lyrics and vocals while Anthing supplies the music. We hope to have more from these two in the near future.
Keywords: paper-clip mammal; anthing; chris fordham; the silent committee; indie; electronic
|Photosynthesis [BFW089] - piper_ben|
We are delighted to welcome piper_ben to BFW recordings! His debut EP on BFW is an interesting mix of experimental ambient and mixed up house.
Keywords: ambient; IDM; house; beats; bfw; piper_ben; experimental; ambient dub
|Arabia's Frankincense Trail - Kaveh Kanes|
The debut single by Indonesian indie band Kaveh Kanes. BFW recordings is proud to bring you more new music from Indonesia. Jangly guitars and heartfelt lyrics with a touch of twee pop. In their own words - Long long time ago our ancestors from one of the Middle East countries called Yemen, they didn’t have any idea on how to make modern music. Til the day, they crossed the sea and finally found the paradise country called “Indonesia”, they stayed there still and had a lot more generations...
Keywords: bfw; kaveh kanes; indonesia; Yogyakarta; indie; lofi; twee pop; dream pop
|The BFW Christmas Album 2011 - various artists|
It must be that time of year! After the success of The BFW Christmas Album 2010 last year, we bring you this year's offering of Christmas cheer. 85 minutes of brand new festive loveliness - ambient, indie, electronica and much more - for you to enjoy over the holiday season and beyond. So crack open the egg nog (or maybe something a bit less, well, noggy) and enjoy. Feel free to share it with your family and friends or on your blog or website...
Keywords: bfw; christmas; festive; ambient; indie; electronica; experimental; new age; drone; soundscape
Downloads: 598 (2 reviews)
|Chris Fordham - Took A Walk EP [BFW014]|
New EP from a gifted, young songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. A collection of four beautiful, melancholic songs. Chris also creates more experimental music under the guise of 'The Silent Committee' - the single 'Regret' is also available from BFW Recordings.
Keywords: chris; fordham; took; a; walk; silent; committee; bfw; recordings; ambient; indie; melancholy
|Bad Weather [BFW085] - Ekofisk|
a deeply chilled ambient EP from Ekofisk. 'Bad Weather' is a collection of slow, warm ambient songs that wash over you. A beautiful EP.
Keywords: ambient; chill; bfw; ekofisk
|episode:one [BFW118] - a:urban|
The debut on BFW from Berlin based producer a:urban. A deep electronic EP that mixes dark ambient, ambient shoegaze with harder drum and bass beats (even if those beats aren't at the front of the mix). We hope to have more from a:urban in the future.
Keywords: bfw; a:urban; ambient; IDM; electronica
|Unfelt Massive - Closer Contact|
The new abstract ambient album from Closer Contact. Magnus Larsson returns with his sixth release on BFW (including his collaborations with Meteer). This is yet another ambient tour de force - an album of mysterious electronic soundscapes. In his own words - I've tried to create a straight down ambient album with more or less no rhythm involved. Some of the songs are kind of divided into separate parts within and the last song ends with some glitchy clicking going on...
Keywords: closer contact; bfw; ambient; abstract; experimental; soundscape; drone; electronic; glitch; atmospheric
|Closer Contact - Airports EP [BFW042] - BFW recordings|
Total running time: 42:39 All songs written by Magnus Larsson. Photos taken in Norberg, Sweden, July 2008. 'Twelve' contains parts of 'Ambilous' and 'Ambilous II' by Meteer, used with kind permission from Bjorn Asserhed. The second release on BFW recordings from Closer Contact is another beautiful ambient EP. However, this EP is a collection of much more sparse, minimalist soundscapes - there are very few beats or even rhythms to speak of...
Keywords: closer; contact; airports; ep; bfw; recordings; ambient; experimental; minimal
|Highlight Of The Show [BFW132] - |sistra||
|sistra| return with a fantastic indie pop single. A crisp production with those sweet (Jonsi inspired) vocals and the music are delicate and powerful all at once. And we have more from this Russian band over the next few months! |sistra| is a indie-electronic rock band from Kabarovsk, Russian Federation. Spreading own music from internet they gained some recognition among Russian independent music scene...
Keywords: bfw; sistra; indie; post rock; pop
|Beastmaster - Goathead [BFW040] - BFW recordings|
Beastmaster is a multi-instrumentalist from the UK currently residing in Australia. Using begged and borrowed instruments and effects pedals. 'Goathead' is a brilliant experimental rock EP from an Englishman living in Australia. This full on grungy, bluesy, psychedelic guitars and drums with hints of Sonic Youth, Flaming Lips and Jaga Jazzist. And this wall of sound comes from just one man. We hope to have more from Beastmaster in the future.
Keywords: beastmaster, goathead, bfw, recordings, grunge, blues, psychedelic
|Singles [BFW096] - Slylab|
Slylab, once a solo project is now a fully-fledged band. Hailing from Indionesia, they bring a bright mixture of ambient shoegaze and pop electronica to their first full release on BFW recordings.
Keywords: ambient; shoegaze; pop; indonesia; bfw; slylab
|Too Late For The Peace - Elypixa|
The first release on BFW recordings from Elypixa. 'Too Late For The Peace' is lush IDM - ambient, glitchy and immensely beautiful. Elypixa is a self-taught composer of electronic music, he has very distant English origins... He lives in France and has been composing since 2000. He does not know music theory, he knows very little in music itself! His favorite sentence is : "Any wrong note played is an awkward false note...
Keywords: bfw, elypixa, IDM, ambient, glitch
|Bing Satellites - Forever EP [BFW002] - BFW Recordings|
Re-issue of Bing's second official release - a chilled mix of ambient piano pieces and full blown electronic shoegaze which now includes the video for the title track 'Forever'. Bing Satellites first emerged as a solo artist with the unofficial release of 3 very chilled ambient DJ mixes in 2007. This was followed by Bing joining the growing team at RebelRadio.FM, where he hosts a radio show playing an eclectic mix of ambient, shoegaze, indie, experimental and punk from around the world.
Keywords: bing; satellites; forever; ambient; shoegaze; rebelradio.fm
|Like A Ray Of Light [BFW074] - SineRider|
For his latest release on BFW recordings, SineRider delivers an ambient masterpiece. The shoegaze element is still there, but this is an album expansive psychedelic ambience. RELEASES: Binary Flowers [BFW012] 27 July 2009 December Embers [BFW036] 17 February 2009 Follow The Powerlines [BFW049] 26 April 2010 Album In A Day [BFW069] 30 August 2010 (includes one track by SineRider) SINERIDER ON THE WEB: sinerider.newgrounds.com
Keywords: bfw, sinerider, ambient, shoegaze, chill
|Meczûp - 'Hanging From The Purgatory's Pendulum' [BFW038] - BFWrecordings|
Haunting and beautiful. This album is the unique sound of the Theremin played and looped by Istanbul-based musician Cihan Gülbudak. For those of you unfamiliar with the Theremin, it is an extraordinary instrument that can be heard on many a horror film and is played by moving your hands near the instrument but not touching it! This is a fantastic album. Cover art by Herman Tascioglu.
|5 låtar för Margarethe - Buben|
Vladislav Buben returns to BFW with one of the best and most interesting releases of 2012 (in my humble opinion). Layered electronics, manic voices and saxophones that defy much description. The mini-album by the Belarusian electronic musician Vladislav Buben is dedicated to his Swedish friend Margarethe Műntzing-Kuhn. Vladislav says about Margarethe: “She is the person who with her love and positive attitude to life has influenced me and many others creating a different look at the world aro...
Keywords: bfw; buben; electronic; post electronic; experimental; soundscape
|Bing Satellites - Slow Motion|
A fantastic new collection of mostly ambient remixes by Bing Satellites on one album. Remixes of songs by Kurosawa, Tally Koren, Alex Gloworld, OnSpiderPark, Dibaba and Leni Ward, plus three remixed versions of songs from Bing Satellites 'Forever' EP. These remixes appear on this album thanks to the generousity of the original artists. Dibaba - 'The Truth Blending Consortium (Bing Satellites vocal mix) contains beats by OnSpiderPark.
Keywords: ambient; minimal; dub; shoegaze; experimental; bfw; recordings; bing; satellites; kurosawa; tally; koren; alex; gloworld; onspiderpark; leni; ward; dibaba; slow; motion
|Texel - Liike EP - BFW recordings|
Warm, ambient electronica. Think of Aphex Twin in friendly ambient mode but Texel has a unique flavour.
Keywords: texel, liike, bfw, recordings, ambient, electronica
|I Heard Something In The Distance volume 10 - a BFW recordings sampler - various artists|
The new compilation of tracks from BFW albums released between August and December 2011. The usual mix of great music from around the world. there's ambient, electronic, indie, experimental and much more. Cover art by Anggie Wave: anggiewave.tumblr.com You can also find this album at www.bfwrecordings.com/releases/IHeardSomethingInTheDistance/Vol10/ Tracklist: 01. MagicVan - The Cold Tea In Front Of Me 02...
Keywords: bfw; compilation; ambient; indie; electronic; experimental; MagicVan; Poodleplay Arkestra; Zanoides; Ketsa; dlay; Ancient Lasers; The Maybes; Слайды; The Slides; Closer Contact; Meteer; Eko_Fisk; SineRider; Bing Satellites; Cousin Silas; The Ambient Visitor
|Album In A Day volume 5 - 18 August 2012 - various artists|
An album of songs completely written & recorded in one day - Saturday, 18th August 2012. On Saturday 18th August 2012, musicians from around the world each wrote and recorded a complete new song, from scratch in one day. The next day, these songs were collected and put together as this album. The day after that, the album was released as a free download! What you have here is an electic mix of music from around the world, all created on the same day...
Keywords: bfw; album in a day; ambient; indie; experimental; drone; glitch; electronic; post rock; psychedelia; prog; Brother Octopus; MagicVan; Barney Byron; Joshua Ryan; Roxx-Tones; Andreas och Stefan; Glacial; Bing Satellites; Daniel Robert Lahey; Crystal Dreams; Cousin Silas; Disturbed Earth; Ayn Morgan; Dan Miñoza; John Tocher; Shane Morris; Mystified; SineRider; Shorthand Phonetics; Chris Lambert; The Poodleplay Ultimatum; Poodleplay Arkestra; The Silent Committee; Ishtar; dmyra; Symatic Star; Rogue Spore; Eko_Fisk; Synthesist; The Lovely Moon; Meteer; riverrun; piper_ben; Harnes Kretzer; Phillip Wilkerson; Peter DiPhillips; Burning Artists Sale; Red Clouds; Magnetic Wind; Jack Hertz; Susperia-Electrica; Closer Contact; Ketsa; Imaginarytrees
|I Heard Something In The Distance volume 7 - a BFW Recordings sampler [BFW112] - BFW recordings|
Original cover photograph by Fiona Burgin The seventh compilation from BFW recordings, featuring music from current and future BFW releases, from December 2010 to March 2011. This is probably the most ambient compilation we have released so far, although there are elements of indie guitar noise and glitchy electronics thrown in there for good measure. All in all, a great album showcasing the wide range of music we release - all available to download for free from BFW recordings.
Keywords: bfw; ambient; electronic; IDM; indie; experimental
|All My Friends Were Dead - |sistra||
The third release on BFW recordings from Russian indie band |sistra| The sound is a mix of indie guitars and electronics and delicate yet powerful post rock. This EP features a live version of Tiny Boat. The studio version will be released soon. |sistra| is a indie-electronic rock band from Kabarovsk, Russian Federation Spreading their music via the internet they gained some recognition among Russian independent music scene...
|Motif - Bing Satellites|
An album of quiet piano-based ambient music from Bing Satellites. www.bingsatellites.com Also available on CD from bingsatellites.bandcamp.com Live music is a wonderful thing! During February and March 2013, I started rehearsing for my first public concert as Bing Satellites. I've performed live before but always as part of a band or what-have-you, or in the comfort of my home studio with lots of synths, guitars and other instruments close at hand...
Keywords: bing satellites; bfw; music; ambient; piano; experimental; improvisation; atmospheric; quiet; peaceful
|Mostly Ambient Radio Sessions September 2013 - Bing Satellites|
The new album of live performances by Bing Satellites, broadcast on www.radiosunrise.de and radio.electro-music.com during September 2013. 3 and a half hours of improvised ambient and electronic music available on a 4 CD package and download. Included in this performances is a an experiment at recording and layering improvised piano loops live. For the first time in a while, there is guitar that actually sounds like a guitar and I sing - yes, that's right! You have been warned! The CD version of...
Keywords: bfw; bing satellites; mostly ambient; ambient; live; electronic; music; improvisation; chill; piano; manchester
|The Cornfield Theory - False Awakening|
The second release on BFW from False Awakening. This EP is actually just one extended song, and a beautiful song at that, made from acoustic guitars and atmospherics.
Keywords: ambient; chill; guitar; bfw; false awakening
Downloads: 35,240 (1 review)
|Alienation Horizon - Organoid|
The debut album on BFW by Kiev-based producer Organoid. Alienation Horizon is a stunning piece of work - a mix of IDM, electronics and ambient shoegaze. There are drums, big and small, with lush atmospheric pads, blips and electronics, and electric pianos. Wonderful stuff. organoid.bandcamp.com www.facebook.com/Organoid www.jamendo.com/artist/Organoid
Keywords: ambient; shoegaze; electronic; IDM; chill; organoid; bfw
|Mind Music Matter - Ketsa|
Cover painting by Dina Chhan. More at www.artistdina.com The sublime new album from Ketsa. Ketsa's sixth album on BFW is a precisely crafted, beautiful mix of electronics, percussion, acoustic instruments and atmospheres. Those of you who have heard Ketsa's music will know you're in for a treat. Ketsa on the web: www.ketsa.co.uk www.myspace.com/ketsad soundcloud.com/ketsa_music
Keywords: bfw; ketsa; ambient; electronic; acoustic; experimental; soundtrack; soundscape
|dep [BFW111] - dep|
The latest experimental electronic album from dep. dep uses a wide variety of sounds and techniques to create some very entertaining and original music. While at times very chilled, this music is immense - it appears to fill a huge physical space while all the while getting inside you head. We are honoured to share this album with you.
Keywords: bfw; electronic; ambient; glitch; experimental
|Sugar [BFW138] - The Sunshiine Factory|
We are sorry to announce that this album is no longer available from BFW recordings. You can buy the CD / digital download of this album at thesunshinefactorymusic.com
Keywords: bfw; sunshine factory; shoegaze; indie; dream pop
|Anthing - Slip Deep EP [BFW048] - BFW recordings|
A wonderful slice of electronic music from Finland. Somewhere between Aphex Twin, Boards Of Canada and Plaid with an industrial twist. Anthing 'Slip Deep' is another fantastic free download from BFW recordings.
Keywords: anthing, slip, deep, ep, bfw, recordings, ambient, idm, electronica
The new ambient EP from Swedish producer Meteer. More of what we have come to expect from Meteer - crisp, minimalist ambient electronic soundscapes that are quiet and beautiful. Another fantastic free download from BFW recordings. Meteer is Björn Asserhed from Sweden, also known as 'Meteer' has been making electronic music for many years. He is part of the Linköping based music collective 'Dogma Noveau' and has done a couple of net releases, collaborative projects, some remixes and live perfor...
Keywords: ambient; electronic; soundscape; minimalist; bfw; meteer
|This Is What Life Does To You [BFW109] - I Am The Devil|
The new raucous indie rock album from I Am The Devil. A great collection of songs. Sometimes angry, sometimes bluesy and laidback - always heartfelt. This album is a little rough around the edges but that just adds to its charm.
Keywords: bfw; i am the devil; rock; dark; ambient
|All You Got / Won't Go By - The Maybes|
The new single by Glaswegian indie band The Maybes. In their own words: The Maybes are proud to release a new 2 song demo, our second for BFW Recordings. Our first track “All you got” is a retro inspired tribute to old- skool hard rock. Our next track “Won’t go by” is a collaboration with Jay who co wrote and played guitar on the song. We will have more from The Maybes in early 2012
Keywords: bfw; the maybes; rock; indie; glasgow
|Geography 1 + 2 Live Sessions - Closer Contact + Meteer|
Recorded live at PomPom Festival, Norrkoping, Sweden, July 2011. Thanks to Mattias Engstrom for additional live recording and to Lena Larsson for the photography. Closer Contact and Meteer have taken their Geography project to a live setting. The result is an album of sparse beauty, of layered ambience and glitchy electronics. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Geography-project/224621654234316
Keywords: ambient; chill; glitch; IDM; electronica; soundscape; live
|When Tides Collide - Through Moonlit Windows - BFW Recordings|
Lovely, peaceful new EP from Florida-based musician Carlos Andujar.
Keywords: ambient; peaceful; when; tides; collide; through; moonlit; windows; bfw; recordings
|Ancient Lasers EP - Ancient Lasers|
Daniel Finfer of Post Human Era returns to BFW recordings with his new project - a collaboration with Daniel Anderson of Idiot Pilot. Ancient Lasers is a superb collection of songs, pristine productions - a mix of rock guitars and glitchy electronics. www.bfwrecordings.com/releases/AncientLasers/AncientLasers/
Keywords: bfw; ancient lasers; indie; rock; electronica
|In Love - Zanoides|
Zanoides return to BFW with a fantastic album of unique and warm electronica. It's been a long time coming but it is definitely worth the wait! Zanoides are: Perdido, Thomas and Zanardi. Recorded between December 2009 and June 2011 - Araraquara and São Carlos, Brazil.
Keywords: bfw; zanoides; electronica; IDM; ambient; experimental
|JCM - Scenes [BFW021]|
The debut release from UK producer JCM is a lovely slice ambient shoegaze electronica.
Keywords: bfw, recordings, ambient, electronica, shoegaze, jcm, scenes